Washington’s threats to end Hong Kong’s special trade status could call into question the city's presence as a separate customs entity and international trading hub.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic forced their postponement, the 2020 Tokyo Games were haunted by memories of past Japanese Olympiads.
Robin Ramcharan of the Asia Centre in Bangkok offers an approach for strengthening democratization in the region.
In her second term, Tsai Ing-wen will need to navigate a tricky path between hardliners in her pro-independence party and Beijing.
While governments have long seen cybersecurity as a national concern, the necessity of including non-state actors in relevant policymaking is slowly being recognized.
What has kept the Hong Kong protests going? 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow Massimiliano Santini believes it's all about political narrative.
Climate change is severely affecting smallholder farmers in Africa, who represent the majority of the agriculture sector across the continent.
As an archipelagic nation spread over 17,000 islands, Indonesia faces numerous challenges in addressing water supply and sanitation issues.
Time to assess the international community's response to the dramatic increase of forced migrants: Rohingya refugee children attend class in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Russian President Vladimir Putin offers birthday greetings to Chinese leader Xi Jinping before the CICA plenary session in Dushanbe, June 15, 2019
The Global South, particularly China and other Asian countries, is more active in conflict prevention and resolution
Tackling development challenges such as climate change and ageing demographics requires an understanding of the many different factors contributing to the problem. Global solutions are not always the answer – local approaches combined with systems thinking can prove more effective, writes veteran management consultant Arun Maira, Chairman of HelpAge International, a global NGO aimed at helping the elderly lead dignified lives.
The Trump administration has turned away from the multilateralism that the United States itself created, leaving the rules-based international order under severe stress. Alejandro Reyes of the Asia Global Institute argues that attempts by some G7 countries and "like-minded" allies to strengthen the global system will have limited impact if their aim is to assert liberal values rather than shape a new order by working with China, India and other players who prefer pragmatism over preaching.